Gillian Flynn

Flynn at the 52nd [[New York Film Festival]], September 2014 Gillian Schieber Flynn (; born February 24, 1971) is an American author, screenwriter, and producer. She is known for writing the thriller and mystery novels, ''Sharp Objects'' (2006), ''Dark Places'' (2009), and ''Gone Girl'' (2012), which are all critically acclaimed. Her books have been published in 40 languages and according to ''The Washington Post'', as of 2016 ''Gone Girl'' alone has sold more than 15 million copies.

Flynn is the screenwriter of the 2014 film adaptation of ''Gone Girl'', directed by David Fincher. For the script, she won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, among others.

The author also wrote and produced the HBO limited series adaptation of ''Sharp Objects''—for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Writers Guild of America Award—and co-wrote with director Steve McQueen the film ''Widows'' (2018).

Flynn also worked as a showrunner, writer, and executive producer on Amazon Prime Video's sci-fi thriller series ''Utopia'', which ran for one season.

She is currently writing her fourth novel; it is set to be published by Penguin Random House. Provided by Wikipedia
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